Stratosphere Jim and his Flying Fortress. Jim Baxter has invented a new stratospheric plane. It can ascend vertically and breaks all the world records for speed. Naturally, the plane leads him into world-spanning adventure. Stratosphere Jim appears in stories with titles like "Duel With a Destroyer," "The Masked Pilot," and "The Sinking of the Oran."
First Appearance: Crackajack Funnies #19 (Whitman), Jan 1940. 25 appearances, 1940-1942. Created by Alden McWilliams.
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